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Chatham Vineyards   --   Machipongo
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The Federal-period home Chatham was begun in 1818 by Major Scarborough Pitts on land first patented in 1640. The buildings on the property reflect four centuries of continuous use as a working farm.

The latest addition is the winery built in 2005. In 1999, the first five acre block of grapes were planted and today there are more than twenty acres of French Vinifera.

The winery is open to the public. Free tours and tasting.

Tasting Room Hours

Open Daily 10 am - 5 pm Apr - Dec. 
Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays Jan - Mar.
Closed for major holidays.

The country's only Kayak Winery Tour is also offered

April - December
Open Daily
10 am - 5 pm

January - March
Open Thursday - Monday
10 am - 5 pm


9232 Chatham Road
Machipongo , VA  23405


Phone 1:  757-678-5588  

Phone 2:  757-678-7588  

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Black Narrows Brewing Company   --   Chincoteague Island
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Tuesdays thru Sundays

4 - 10 PM


We feel so fortunate to be the first brewery on Virginia's Eastern Shore.  This place is like none other.  Farms, forests, the ocean, the bay and marsh for miles.  We hope you'll come and adventure round these parts.  You'll find us over the Black Narrows on Chincoteague Island in an old oyster shuckin' house.  Here, we live by the old rhythms. The seasons move us and our family, our island and our brewery.  Welcome Home.  We can't wait to have you over for a pint on our porch.

We're supporting nearby farmers, watermen, artisans and others along the way.  We believe in investing in our local people, the backbone of our community.  Pilot Malt House in Loudon County uses a Virginia 6-row barley for our Black Narrows Pale (the base malt for most of our beer.)   We found Dixon Leatherbury from Seaside Hops in Machipongo, Virginia.  We're sourcing fruits, vegetables, herbs, bark and more from Perennial Roots Farm in Accomac, VA.  Not only that, but we're sending back our spent grain and processed hop matter to feed their pigs.  Aaron Cooper from Cut Fresh Organics is helping us with our specialty grains.  Kellen Singleton and Troy Libertino are locals who help navigate our waters and their natural resources.  We particularly love the Chincoteague Salt Oysters found here.  We're so fond of these folks.  We're happy to have them down the road.

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4522 Chicken City Road
Chincoteague Island , VA  23336


Phone 1:  0-0-0  

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